"Cartagene avec Ses Ports, et Fortresses", Aa, Pieter van der
Subject: Cartagena, Colombia
Period: 1729 (circa)
Publication: La Galerie Agreable du Monde...
Color: Hand Color
12.1 x 8.4 inches
30.7 x 21.3 cm
This map of Cartagena and the surrounding bay depicts the important port city as a bird's-eye plan. Three forts surrounding the city and bay are shown. The surrounding countryside is filled with vegetation, trails, and a hew houses. A fleur-de-lis orients north to the bottom left of the map.
References: Kapp (MCC-77) #46.
A dark impression on watermarked paper with wide margins. There are faint spots of foxing confined to the blank margins.